Those interested in going on to seminary will find knowledge of the Greek language a valuable skill, but anyone enthralled by history, philosophy or biblical studies will enjoy Greek courses. Take an interim class in Greece, learn to read ancient texts—including the New Testament—in the original language, and discover the context of early Christian faith.
As a Greek major or minor at Calvin, you'll focus on both the language and culture of ancient Greece. Additionally, you'll develop invaluable research and communication skills.
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Participate in Classics Club; Volunteer with local branches of JCL (Junior Classical League), serve as a tutor.
(24-28 semester hours)
Dollar amounts reflect awards given for the 2012-13 academic year.
Interested in teaching? You can gain certification in Greek as a:
Calvin's teacher education program also contains education-specific course requirements that you must complete prior to certification. See course requirements for: